Getting older is a strange thing. It is viewed in so
many different ways by so many different people.
children are in a hurry to grow up. They can't wait to
be older so they can do more and have more responsibility.
I have to remind them time and again to enjoy being the
age they are right now.
I know many adults on the other hand who want more than
anything to be younger again. They are scared to death
of being old and are doing everything they possibly can
to stay young, look young, and act young.
I am glad to say that I have finally given up any desire
to be younger than I am right now.
When I look in the
mirror and see my thinning, graying hair and my many
laugh lines it only makes me laugh and smile more. What
better evidence could there be that I have lived a good
life so far than a face full of wrinkles caused by a
I greatly enjoy the age I am at right
now and look forward to even greater enjoyment as I
continue to learn and grow in love and joy in the years
I only wish that I had known as a younger man what I
know today. I would have enjoyed my younger years so much
more if I had.
Don't be afraid of aging then. Embrace it. Enjoy it. Take
pleasure in it. Yes, our bodies get older and weaker as
the years pass, but our spirits don't have to.
how old your body is if your spirit is full of love and
joy then you are young.
Aging isn't decay. It is learning, growing, and becoming
better with each passing day. It is moving forward to ever
greater love, joy, peace, and happiness in your life.
Remember God gave us this wonderful journey we call life
and it isn't over until your last day here.
May you revel in all of your life and celebrate all of
Written By: Joseph J. Mazzella
E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
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